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The Daily Dispatch: April 28, 1863., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: September 6, 1864., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee, Chapter 12: Gettysburg. (search)
to South Carolina and New York --to this latter place to prevent riots resulting from an enforcement of the recruiting draft. Meade and Lee for some weeks, with reduced forces, simply observed each other. From his camp near Orange Court House, August 23, 1863, General Lee wrote Mrs. Lee that he hears his son is doing well, is walking about, and has everything he wants except his liberty. You may see that a distinguished arrival at Washington is chronicled in the papers of that city-Miss Catherine Burke. She is reported to have given interesting accounts of the Lee family. (This was one of the colored servants from Arlington.) My camp is near Mr. Erasmus Taylor's house, who has been very kind in contributing to our comfort. His wife sends us every day buttermilk, loaf bread, ice, and such vegetables as she has. I can not get her to desist, though I have made two special visits to that effect. All the brides have come on a visit to the army-Mrs. Ewell, Mrs. Walker, Mrs. Heth, etc.
Mayor's Court, April 27. --Peter Kennedy was examined for stealing a herring seine from A. E. Tucker, of the value of $50. He was sent before the Hustings Court for further examination. The examination of Michael Murphy, on the charge of violently assaulting and beating Peter Harmon, was continued until the 18th inst. John Branley was committed until the 28th, on the charge of assaulting Catherine Burke in her own house, and annoying the neighborhood in which he lived. Woodson, slave of George Duggan, charged with stealing 300 pounds of beacon from Frederick Weidmeyer, was committed until the 29th for a further hearing. John, slave of John Stewart, was whipped for stealing one pig, of the value of $70, from Augustus Black. The case of Miss Laura Gordon, charged with being engaged in the recent riot, was party heard, and continued for other evidence. The case of Ford, for the murder of Dixon, comes up before the Mayor to day, on its preliminary exami
The Daily Dispatch: September 6, 1864., [Electronic resource], Another Newspaper correspondent banished. (search)
Disorderly. --Officers Seal and Jenkins arrested yesterday Catherine Burke, charged with keeping an ill-governed and disorderly house, where persons of lewd and reckless characters assemble for purposes of and indecent practices. They were committed to the upper station house till this morning when they will have an examination before the Recorder.